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. dozens are killed in days of violent clashes between rival political groups in the pakistan city of karachi. and a final flight for the u.s. space shuttle atlantis. it prepares for its final journey to the stars. this is newsday. >> hello and welcome. it is the phone hacking scandal which has stunned britain. today came the biggest bombshell of all. britain's best-selling newspaper, "news of the world," is being shut down. the closure comes after a public outcry, but it has not lifted the spotlight from the murdoch empire, which controls 40% of circulation in the u.k. and has worldwide reach. >> rupert murdoch, 1969, shortly after he bought a newspaper that was to become his very profitable pride and joy. >> 4 give the individual by all means, but you cannot forget. >> 42 years later, he might well have made the same remarks about the news at the paper that became thoroughly rotted and shocked a nation. in recent weeks, especially in the last few days, the paper, which has been printed for 168 years, has been indelibly linked with the worst practices in journalism. murdoch's son
for a weekend visit. -- arrive in los angeles for a weekend visit. security forces in pakistan's largest city, karachi, have been authorized to shoot on sight anyone they believe is involved in violence. at least 65 people have been killed in gratia since tuesday. the current unrest is blamed on armed gangs. many shops and foreign offices were closed. here is this report. >> armed troops to stand on guard on the streets of pakistan's business and commercial capital. three days of violence have been the worst karachi has seen this year. target killings and drive-by shootings are widely blamed on armed gangs linked to rival political parties. >> killing and violence has increased so much. no one is safe anymore. >> this is the heart of karachi's main shopping thi district. as you can see, today they are deserted. most people did not go to work or open businesses because they are afraid of more violence. >> many of those who were shot dead were ordinary people going about their daily lives. some were killed just for their ethnicity. the most powerful political party here, mqm, represents the cur
to take control of the situation. >> parts of pakistan's based city are under curfew. there have been several days of intense gunfire in western neighborhoods in karachi with clashes between rival political groups escalating. as the violence worsens, the bodies continue to arrive at the morris. dozens of people have been killed in the last three days of fighting. many more have been injured. dannon had even opened fire on city buses. [sobbing] >> some people started firing at the bus and killed my father. there were no security and so now -- there were no security personnel. how many fathers will be killed like this? >> anbar, the violence follows the decision of the parties -- in part, the violence follows the decision of the party in charge to resign. >> they will look into this issue, what is going on in karachi. people are brutally killed, people traveling in buses brutally murdered. aside from the political turmoil, the city is filled with armed gangs. authorities are trying to grapple back some control of the affected areas. it will be added very high price. >> the yemeni presid
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